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  • n. Plural form of brigadista.


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  • Thousands of "brigadistas" were in the streets, protesting outside the Senate and Chamber of Deputies, as lawmakers considered ending PEMEX state-control.

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  • That is, ALL will be in a sort of mandatory union, even the lone employee at the corner grocery store, but an ideological trade union supervised by "brigadistas".

    commie indoctrination in Venezuela and the end of trade unions

  • The Venceremos Brigades were organized by Castro's Cuban intelligence agency, which trained some "brigadistas" in guerrilla warfare techniques, including the use of arms and explosives.

    Tar Baby

  • CIA and Cuban exiles to train a landing force of some 1,350 or more "brigadistas" to land at the Bay of Pigs on the southern part of the island and to overthrow Castro and take over.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Cuban secret police offered the "brigadistas" money, advice and logistical support.

    Thoughts Of A Conservative Christian

  • Over 100,000 children over 10 years of age volunteered to participate in the "literacy brigadistas" covering the country to teach the poor and the peasants how to read and to write.

    Fidel's Resignation

  • The Canadian government was reluctant to honour brigadistas

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  • As for the thousands of brigadistas who came from Germany and Italy, why did they not launch a rebellion against fascism in Germany or Italy in 1936 rather than going to Spain to fight German and Italian troops there?


  • Some of the brigadistas were murdered by right-wing terrorist groups supported by the CIA.

    People's Weekly World Blog


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